[gs-devel] [RFC] revive runlibfileifexists function. xefitra

CHIKAMA Masaki masaki.chikama at gmail.com
Thu Nov 22 17:21:37 PST 2007


2007/11/23, Leonardo <leonardo at artifex.com>:
> I'm not clear why someone needs so many files.
> All them can perfectly concatenate into a single file.
> Please explain if I'm wrong.
> Please note the 2nd line in gs/lib/cidfmap :
>
>         % This is a sample map file for CIDFont category.
>
> It means that users may modify it for their needs.

I suppose that this is not friendly way for packaging system
for Linux distribution. Their packager want to separate
package's settings and user settings. It's my understanding.

> Besides if you need a multilingual Ghostscript,
> why don't include Arabic or Serbian ?

Yes. This is very true.
I'll discuss about this with Fedora's maintainer.

Thanks.
-- 
CHIKAMA Masaki


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